The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Yusjib Industrial
Medicare, Ilorin, Dr Yusuf Abdulraheem, says he has
discovered a young lady that has been faking
pregnancy for close to nine months.
Abdulraheem told newsmen on Tuesday in Ilorin that he
discovered that the lady used clothing as a disguise for
the pregnancy by stuffing them under her normal
clothes to make her appear pregnant.
According to the doctor, he made the discovery while
trying to examine the lady who is in her early twenties.
He said that the lady identified herself as Azeezat
The CMD said that the lady who was brought to the
hospital for delivery, identified herself as Azeezat
Abubakar. He added that he became suspicious when she refused
to be examined.
“She has been using my hospital name to claim money
at home, telling her family she is doing her ante-natal in
“When her family brought her, I noticed that i had never
seen her face before, but for the benefit of doubt, I told
her to remove her folder which she could not locate.
“In the absence of one, I opened a new folder for her; I
requested she come to the couch for examination only
for her to be squatting.
“It was her mother-in-law who forced her to the couch
and as I tried to examine her tommy, I discovered it was
clothes she padded there’’
Abdulraheem said. The doctor condemned the incident
and urged mothers to monitor their young girls with
He also wondered why the mother-in-law did not
discover the fake pregnancy for close to nine months.
All efforts to reach the family for comments proved
abortive as they were not returning calls or text